Malaysia seeks more assistance to achieve net-zero targets

Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim has sought increased assistance from developed partners so that developing nations like Malaysia can reach their net-zero targets. The International Renewable Energy Agency has forecast that Malaysia will need to double its renewable energy transition investments to at least $375 billion. This will allow the country to meet its 2050 net-zero emissions goals.

According to the Prime Minister, presently, a massive step up in investments in his country to make a green transition would come at the cost of other services, including:

  • Education services
  • Health services
  • Development-related services

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